Meet our leaders


Israel Maya

Israel Maya has been a cantor since 1989. His interest in becoming a cantor (or hazan in Hebrew) began as he studied in Jerusalem.  He started taking Sehphardic cantorial classes in Hechal Shelomo under the direction of world renown cantor Yigal Ben Haim and Ezra Barnea. Simultaneously, he received voice training from opera singer/cantor Moshe Dirusinsky and cantorial advisement and training from Yitzhak Alaluf who taught him the Turkish Sephardic style of hazanut. Upon his return to the states, Israel continued voice lessons for several years from the School of Conservatory in North Miami Beach, FL. He has been a cantor in many synagogues, and has learned many different styles, but always considers Temple Moses his home and it's congregants as his family.  

Board of Directors


President: Roberto Behar

1st Vice President: Joseph Behar

2nd Vice President: Dani Delcastillo

Treasurer: Jaime Esquenazi

Vice Treasurer: Reina Del Castillo

Secretary: Israel Bigelman

Vice Secretary: Isidoro Morjaim

Parliamentary: Howard Behar


Board of Trustees


President: Didier Choukroun

Treasurer: Dr. Isaac Cohen

Vice Treasurer: Reina Del Castillo

Secretary: Sabeto Garazi

Cementary Committee President: Jose Behar

Vice President: Moises Egozi

Vice Secretary: Jose Ojalvo





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